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Sunday, November 8, 2009



The best PSA ad placement I've seen in quite a while.. [PIC]

Posted: 08 Nov 2009 05:30 PM PST


FunnyorDie.com: 'SNL' for the online crowd

Posted: 08 Nov 2009 05:30 PM PST

The sketch comedy website started as a lark for Will Ferrell and his friends. Now it's become a brand-name powerhouse.

Worst Porno Ever (SFW Pic)

Posted: 08 Nov 2009 05:30 PM PST


We Are Douchebags: Reclaiming the "Word", Taking a Stand

Posted: 08 Nov 2009 05:30 PM PST

Douchebags finally standing up and demanding respect...Douchebags have rights & feelings -- and the word ("douchebag") will no longer be a bad one. Hilarious VID...

The spice must flow [PHOTOS]

Posted: 08 Nov 2009 05:20 PM PST

Melange, anyone?

Fedor Emelianenko Knocks Out Brett Rogers (Gif)

Posted: 08 Nov 2009 05:10 PM PST

The best fighter in MMA history Fedor Emelianenko did it again, knocking out Brett Rogers with a viscious right hand.

BioWare RPG Cliche Chart

Posted: 08 Nov 2009 05:00 PM PST

BioWare's RPGs are original, well-written and fun, from the old school Baldur's Gate, to controversy-starter Mass Effect, and their latest hit release, Dragon Age: Origins. They've also shared several rather interesting similarities between each title.

Thinking Like A Cop: How to Catch a Liar

Posted: 08 Nov 2009 04:50 PM PST

Since humans are so complex, and some are born to be pathological liars, there's no bulletproof tactic in determining whether a person is lying or telling the truth. Using these methods, along with some old school intuition, can at least give you a better handle on the situation.

The Alphabet of Computing

Posted: 08 Nov 2009 04:10 PM PST

Not many know that Apple had a "third founder" who gave up his stake for $800 (it would've been worth at least $17 billion today). Or that Cisco was named for San Francisco. Or that Twitter used to be called twttr? Let's take a stroll through the A to Z of computing trivia, Neatorama style!

Ida kills 54 in El Salvador, heads for U.S. Gulf Coast

Posted: 08 Nov 2009 04:09 PM PST

A hurricane watch was issued Sunday for the U.S. Gulf Coast as Hurricane Ida moved through the Yucatan Channel heading into Gulf waters, the National Hurricane Center said.

Crazy kid jumps from 5th floor and walks away [Vid]

Posted: 08 Nov 2009 03:50 PM PST

Only in Russia...

Congressman Dennis Kucinich-Kucinich: Why I Voted NO

Posted: 08 Nov 2009 03:50 PM PST

After voting against H.R. 3962 - Affordable Health Care for America Act, Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) today made the following statement: "We have been led to believe that we must make our health care choices only within the current structure of a predatory, for-profit insurance system which makes money not providing health care.

Alien Encounters: The Fourth Kind is Just the Beginning

Posted: 08 Nov 2009 03:20 PM PST

In 1972 ufologist Dr J. Hyneck classified three types of alien encounter: sighting, evidence of an encounter, and contact with animate beings. Milla Jovovich stars in a current movie about 'The Fourth Kind', abduction. Now we turn it up to Eleven.

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Wilt Chamberlain

Posted: 08 Nov 2009 03:20 PM PST

Wilt Chamberlain. The mere mention of the Big Dipper's name evokes images of hoops dominance and romantic impossibilities. The man who once scored 100 points in a single game and claimed to have bedded 20,000 women was a fairly enigmatic figure, though, as his huge athletic gifts made him something of a loner throughout his career.

How a blunder finished off the Wall

Posted: 08 Nov 2009 03:00 PM PST

A vain Communist leader precipitated the fall of the Berlin Wall, writes the BBC's Brian Hanrahan, by allowing crowds to take control.

Taylor Swift Hits Kanye Back on SNL

Posted: 08 Nov 2009 02:30 PM PST

Kanye West did not interrupt Taylor Swift's monologue during "Saturday Night Live" tonight. Instead, the country singer took a swipe at the rapper for stealing her spotlight at the VMAs earlier this year.

World's First iPhone Worm Rick-Rolls Wallpaper

Posted: 08 Nov 2009 02:00 PM PST

Users of insecure, jailbroken iPhones are reporting their smartphones have been hit by a worm that turns their lock wallpaper to that of 1980s pop star Rick Astley. It may seem mostly harmless with its wallpaper-changing payload, but the first-ever worm to spread via iPhones could be an omen of more sinister attacks to come.

You are not worthy of the 18-button OpenOfficeMouse

Posted: 08 Nov 2009 01:30 PM PST

You may recall our incredulity when SteelSeries announced their 15-button MMO Mouse. Not one to be passed by, Razer shortly thereafter came out with the 17-button Naga, which we'll be reviewing soon. But unknown to them, a small team was working in obscurity to create an 18-button mouse… with an analog stick for your thumb, to boot.

Climate change law could cost 13 cents a gallon

Posted: 08 Nov 2009 01:20 PM PST

Climate change isn't going to be free. A report by Point Carbon, an independent consulting company that tracks global carbon and energy markets, estimates that U.S. climate legislation could push the price at the pump 13 cents a gallon higher.

Windows 7 Beats Vista By 234% In First Week Sales

Posted: 08 Nov 2009 12:40 PM PST

One has to wonder--are sales of Win7 doing well because people can't wait to rid themselves of Vista? Or are sales of Win7 doing well because of Win7's own merits? Whatever the case, Microsoft's newest operating system is off to a fantastic start, with sales of the system up 234%.

Apple said to be working on 'world-mode' iPhone

Posted: 08 Nov 2009 11:50 AM PST

The AppleInsider blog says it's gotten wind of a 'hybrid iPhone,' due in the third quarter of 2010, that would work on both GSM and CDMA (hear that, Verizon?). Read this blog post by Jonathan Skillings on Wireless.

The Night They Drove the Tea Partiers Down

Posted: 08 Nov 2009 11:30 AM PST

Democrats need to realize they appear overly sympathetic to fat-cat bankers, particularly because Republicans may not self-destruct.

6 Movie Plots Made Possible by Bafflingly Bad Decisions

Posted: 08 Nov 2009 11:10 AM PST

Take a giant gorilla to New York City and put him on display? What could possibly go wrong?

Generation Specs: stopping the short-sight epidemic

Posted: 08 Nov 2009 11:00 AM PST

Myopia is on the rise all around the world, but there might be a simple way to spare many kids the need for spectacles.

Bizarre Hotels Made from Found Objects [PICS]

Posted: 08 Nov 2009 11:00 AM PST

Sometimes the most bizarre objects make the finest hotels.

Games-to-Film List: Videogames Likely To Be Adapted As Movie

Posted: 08 Nov 2009 10:50 AM PST

The latest word on every videogame adaptation brewing in Hollywood.

t r u t h o u t | HEALTH CARE DEBATE LIVE COVERAGE: Democrat

Posted: 08 Nov 2009 10:32 AM PST

Truthout follows Saturday's debate in Congress over the historic health care vote.

Orb For Mac Streams iTunes Content To Any Device (For Free)

Posted: 08 Nov 2009 10:10 AM PST

You may not realize it at first glance, but this software release is probably one of the year's biggest for the Mac. We know, Snow Leopard was cool, but this is just fantastic.

11 Awesomely Bad Pieces of Kenny Rogers Art

Posted: 08 Nov 2009 10:00 AM PST

He may not have had a hit in over a decade, but you'd be hard-pressed to find someone who doesn't think Kenny Rogers is a beloved cultural icon, not to mention a flat-out badass. Hell, after Elvis and Tony Montana, Kenny gets the velvet painting treatment the most often. He's the motherflippin' Gambler, after all.

The 39 Democrats Who Voted "No"

Posted: 08 Nov 2009 09:50 AM PST

Here's a list of the 39 House Democrats who voted against the health care legislation:

Slowing Brain Disease with Gene Therapy

Posted: 08 Nov 2009 09:40 AM PST

Gene therapy of hematopoietic stem cells delays disease progression in patients with a fatal brain disorder.

The acceptable ways to BEAT YOUR WIFE

Posted: 08 Nov 2009 09:20 AM PST

In case you were wondering what the acceptable amount of force that can be used to beat a woman when she doesn't jump to your beckoning call. These Islamic leaders give you the proper ways to BEAT YOUR WOMEN!

Mercury probe fly-by maps mysterious inner planet

Posted: 08 Nov 2009 09:00 AM PST

The US space probe MESSENGER's third and final fly-by of the planet Mercury in September revealed an almost complete view of the solar system's smallest planet, leaving only the polar regions to be surveyed, NASA said.

Bombs, Cities Drop On Marvel Universe In New Siege Trailer

Posted: 08 Nov 2009 08:40 AM PST

Have all Marvel's comics for the last five years been leading up to one massive event? If so, is said event an Avengers reunion, or dropping a mythical city on a real-life American one? A new trailer teases both outcomes.

You May Press The Coconuts But That's About It [pic]

Posted: 08 Nov 2009 08:20 AM PST

If I've learned one thing from the Internet, it's that most things don't make sense.

When life gives you a crappy job

Posted: 08 Nov 2009 08:20 AM PST


APOD: 2009 November 8 - M7: Open Star Cluster in Scorpius

Posted: 08 Nov 2009 08:00 AM PST

A different astronomy and space sciencerelated image is featured each day, along with a brief explanation.

Star Trek Online Lore

Posted: 08 Nov 2009 07:40 AM PST

Star Trek Online's the Future Past part two video brings us up to speed on everything that's led up to the open conflict between the Federation and Klingon Empire in the year 2409. It details the events that brought the Gorn into the Klingon Empire, as well as the initial attack that led to actual war between what two player factions

Driver in Fatal Crash: 15 Convictions for License Violations

Posted: 08 Nov 2009 07:40 AM PST

Motorist charged with aggravated driving under the influence in crash that killed Chicago mother of five. Cited more than a dozen times for driving without a valid license, James E. Cox didn't get off the road but kept on driving, according to records.

Iverson on 'indefinite' leave from Grizzlies

Posted: 08 Nov 2009 07:02 AM PST

After bemoaning his back-up role with the Memphis Grizzlies, veteran guard Allen Iverson left the team Saturday following a meeting with the team's owner and Coach Lionel Hollins.

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